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McIntosh Announces C2700 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier

August 16th, 2019

Binghamton, NY – August 15, 2019 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the C2700 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier.

Following a long line of revered McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifiers comes the new C2700 Tube Preamplifier. Using their well-established vacuum tube topology, the C2700 also features Mc ... Read More.

AudioQuest Introduces High-Performance Portable USB DAC: DragonFly Cobalt

August 2nd, 2019

The following is a press release issued by AudioQuest.

In 2012, the original AudioQuest DragonFly thoroughly disrupted the DAC market. For so many casual enthusiasts who had never previously considered the possibility of improving their digital-audio experience, DragonFly was nothing short of a revelation. Meanwhile, even the most experienced audiophiles were compelled to reexamine long-held notions ... Read More.

Aurender Releases V3 of Conductor and a Full Function Android App

July 26th, 2019

New features in 3.0 for iOS (iPad)

  • Theme-able UI selection
  • Sort by Album Artist only
  • Backup/Restore playlist, rating information and "Add to my library" content to(from) internal HDD
  • Reset to factory default
  • Create a new playlist with selected items
  • iPad Conductor improved playlist loading and creation.
  • Support for iPad Pro 11", 12 ... Read More.

Aurender Showing W20SE Music Server at California Audio Show

July 19th, 2019, (Updated July 27th, 2019)

We are excited for the first showing of the Aurender W20SE (Special Edition) Music Server to be shown at the California Audio Show Juy 26th-28th.

Differences we know right now

  • Uses SSD's instead of spinning drives
  • Larger SSD cache (1TB)
  • Linear power supply replaces switch-mode PSU
  • 2X Isolated LAN port
  • Upgr ... Read More.

JL Audio Introduces M3 High-Performance Marine Loudspeakers

July 5th, 2019

MIRAMAR, Florida, – June 6, 2019 – JL Audio, manufacturer of high performance marine audio systems, announced today its new M3 series of high-performance marine loudspeakers subwoofers and tower speakers with optional RGB illumination. Building upon the success of JL Audio's recent M6 series launch, the new M3 series expands the brand's marine products to include a high value line of speak ... Read More.

Simaudio Announces Moon 700i V2 Integrated And 780D V2 Streaming DAC

June 21st, 2019

The 700i v2 Integrated Amplifier

Design features

  • Our "Lynx" Technology eliminates the global feedback loop and results in the following: more accurate musical reproduction with respect to tonality; the elimination of common phase errors resulting from feedback.

  • An oversized dual-mono power supply.

  • “Cla ... Read More.

McIntosh Announces the C49 Preamp & DAC

June 7th, 2019

Binghamton, New York, USA, May 21st 2019, McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the C49 Preamp.

McIntosh has launched one of the world’s most versatile and future-resistant preamps, the C49. In what could easily be thought of as the ideal high-performance preamp solution for shrewd and discerning LP and str ... Read More.

Audio Research Announces REF160S Stereo Power Amplifier

May 24th, 2019

Audio Research is pleased to announce the launch of the Reference 160S stereo power amplifier. The new product distills the astonishing resolution, dynamic impact, musical purity and finesse of the 160M into one beautiful and attainable chassis designed for the music lover in all of us.  Following the example of the internationally-acclaimed 160M monaural power amplifier introduced in 2018, the Refer ... Read More.

Nordost Introduces the QPOINT Resonance Synchronizer

May 10th, 2019

A complete sound system is the result of several factors working together in harmony to produce a cohesive, pleasing, and authentic representation of sound. As audiophiles, we are accustomed to examining how several factors, including components, cabling, power, vibration control, etc. work together in order to create the “best sound” possible. However, there is an element present in every system t ... Read More.

Introducing the Formation Suite by Bowers & Wilkins

April 26th, 2019

Bowers & Wilkins’ new Formation Suite, a luxury high-end audio system for the whole home, has officially launched today. It is comprised of five very expensive products — with designs that you’ll either love or hate — that can be wirelessly synced to each other a la Sonos. Each of the speakers in the Formation suite support high-quality 96kHz / 24-bit sound via wireless streamin ... Read More.